'The Computing Folks, Once We're Pointed at the Right Problem, We Can Solve It'

Allison Stone, Columbia U.

A community health officer at a monthly child-welfare clinic in Ghana uses a cellphone to record information.
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Bruce B. MacLeod proves that cellphones can be a lifeline. The University of Southern Maine computer scientist and his research partner, James F. Phillips, a professor of public health at Columbia University, developed a system that uses cellphone...

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